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Veolia Boosts Maintenance and Industrial Capabilities with Technology

Veolia, has extended the capabilities of its Industrial Site Services (ISS) team with the introduction of the latest vehicle technologies. By limiting any process downtime these will also help industrial sites to boost cost-efficient productivity. Designed to tackle complex site process cleaning projects in sectors such as petrochemical, water utility, chemical, food and beverage and…

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Leadec UK Certified to ISO 41001:2018 – Facility Management

Following an intensive audit, Leadec Ltd, the UK subsidiary of the Stuttgart-based global industrial facility servics and engineering infrastructure provider, Leadec Holding, has achieved certification to ISO 41001:2018 – the first standard of its kind for facilities management. “We are delighted to be one of the very few organizations who have achieved this standard. It…

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HID Global Acquires Vizinex RFID

Expand Portfolio of High-Performance Passive RFID Tags

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Triplett Launches Environmental Particle Counter for IAQ Monitoring

Simultaneously measures 6 channels of particle sizes down to 0.3 microns

Perspectives

How Sprinklers Saved a Warehouse

Iain Cox, Chair of the Business Sprinkler Alliance, explains how an automatic sprinkler system in a warehouse in Leicestershire in England helping the fire service extinguish a fire and prevent further damage. A fire broke out in the storage area of warehouse premises in Hudson Way, Magna Park at 9:30pm on Thursday, March 16th with…

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RoSPA Recognition for Actavo

Actavo has secured four awards in acknowledgement of its work in the area of health and safety at the annual Health and Safety Awards organised by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) in the UK. Three of the awards recognise the strategic operations partner which offers services globally across a diverse range…

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Raising a Glass to Warehouse Automation

Warehouse automation is helping the beverage industry combat new commercial pressures in the post-pandemic era, says Paul Freeman, Head of Logistics Solutions for Toyota Material Handling. With increasingly fickle consumers demanding new brands and flavours all the time, drink manufacturers are continuously looking to add to their product offerings. As a result, across the beverage…

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The Business of Health Equity

A major new report from the UCL Institute of Health Equity (UCL-IHE) and Legal & General lays a roadmap for the role of industry in ‘levelling up’ the United Kingdom, and examines the evidence of how businesses affect health and what they can do to improve health equity.  In the past, businesses have often been…

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Real Estate Investment Company Acquires Salt Lake City Industrial Site

Cushman & Wakefield has advised Phoenix, Arizona-based real estate and investment company, ViaWest Group, on the acquisition of an 18-acre industrial development site in Salt Lake City, Utah. The site features an existing 37,000 square foot modern industrial building and ViaWest plans to split the existing lot, creating a separate 11-acre parcel on which it…

Events

Postponement of CIFF Guangzhou 2022

Following the recent suspension of all live events by the provincial government of Guangzhou in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 49th edition of FM Industry partner exhibition, the China International Furniture Fair (CIFF), has been postponed until further notice. A rescheduled date for the event – the largest event in the furniture industry calendar,…

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EcoStruxure Building Management Systems for warehouses

Schneider Electric is introducing EcoStruxure Building Management Systems (BMS) for warehouses as part of a new offering to improve connectivity for future-ready warehouse operations and deliver greater efficiency and resiliency for the logistics industry. With the logistics industry under pressure from increasing volumes and supply chain challenges, ensuring process efficiencies and robust operations are critical…

Events

Final Call for Exhibitors: International Property Show Dubai 2022

FM Industry partner event, International Property Show (IPS) Dubai, will take place from 24 to 26 March 2022, offering regional and global real estate investors the opportunity to benefit from an upturn in demand created by Expo 2020. Dubai’s real estate market continues to recover from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic following the introduction…

Best Practice

The Right Replacement Fill for Your Cooling Tower

Steve Kline, product applications manager at Baltimore Aircoil Company, Inc., explains the importance of fill media selection for optimising cooling tower performance in industrial applications.    Cooling towers offer a proven and cost-effective solution for rejecting heat from condenser water and industrial processes. To maximize the operating cost savings, the fill media — the heat…

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Sprinklers in Warehouse Fire Safety Planning

Iain Cox, Chair of the Business Sprinkler Alliance, explains how sprinklers can minimise injury and damage caused by fires in warehouse facilities. Firefighters were called to what was reported as “a huge fire” at a warehouse near Wakefield in Yorkshire, Northern England The devastating blaze tore through a car workshop and a concrete factory on…

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Alere Acquires Single-Tenant Riverdale Industrial Asset

Cushman & Wakefield has advised the sale of a brand new 709,081-sf Class A industrial warehouse facility situated on over 39 acres in Riverside, Los Angeles, California to the Alere Property Group. Completed in 2021 and located in the Inland Empire East submarket, the Freeway Business Center is positioned in one of the most desirable…

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Reducing the “Waking Watch” Burden on Leaseholders

The Waking Watch division of UK life safety company, Prime Secure, has launched a budget wireless common fire alarm system. In the wake of the Grenfell disaster, thousands of leaseholders across the UK have shouldered the financial burden of either a wired alarm solution, or a waking watch fire marshal, which could cost more than…

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Disruptive Technologies Wins Prestigious IoT Breakthrough Award

Disruptive Technologies (DT), the creator of the world’s smallest wireless sensors, has been recognized as “IoT Sensor Company of the Year” in the 6th annual IoT Breakthrough Awards program. The IoT Breakthrough Awards program recognizes innovators, leaders and visionaries from around the globe in a range of IoT categories, including Industrial and Enterprise IoT, Smart…

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Frost & Sullivan Recognition for Facilio

Frost & Sullivan has recognised IoT building operations and maintenance platform Facilio with a Best Practices’ Product Leadership Award.  With multiple nominees in the category, Frost & Sullivan evaluates participating companies across two dimensions—product portfolio attributes and business impact. Facilio emerged as the winner of the award demonstrating 5-times growth over the last 6 quarters,…

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New Name, Same Vision

The Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum has rebranded to reflect an expanding remit as its members increasingly collaborate on other issues its expanded remit and ongoing collaborative vision for the future.  The unique alliance of trade associations and professional bodies has been rebranded as the Construction Industry Collective Voice (CICV), putting more emphasis on its…

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Bringing ERP to Vertical Storage Lifts

United Kingdom-based vertical storage lifts supplier Randex has introduced ERP integration with Compact-branded vertical lifts for popular enterprise systems from IBM, SAP, JDA, Red Prairie and Blue Yonder. Manufactured in Sweden by Weland Solutions and distributed exclusively in the UK by Randex, Compact vertical storage lifts save up to 90 per cent of floor space…

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New GROB-NET4Industry Web Applications

GROB Systems has launched a suite of modular GROB-NET4Industry web applications for manufacturers seeking to network and digitalize production processes across multiple plant.  Offering an all-round package for modern production in the Industry 4.0 era, GROB provides 12 modules ranging from planning to engineering to maintenance. Each GROB-NET4Industry module is designed to increase productivity. Users…

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Trends in energy and infrastructure for 2022

Press Release: Siemens: Trends in energy and infrastructure for 2022 London, 11 January 2022   Siemens: Trends in energy and infrastructure for 2022 The impact of the pandemic to fade as we refocus on the road to net zero and the climate emergency   Siemens’ energy and smart infrastructure experts share their views on the…

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Datapath Expands European Business Development Team

Video wall display and control solutions brand Datapath has expanded its business development team with two senior European appointments. For Southern Europe, covering Spain, Portugal and Italy, the company welcomes Carmen Jerez as regional sales manager. Based in Madrid, Carmen brings extensive experience in AV technical support and management following a strong history of success…

Blog

A Practical Guide to Fire Doors

26.11.2021, 13:31 A Practical Guide to Fire Doors With poor specification, installation and maintenance of fire doorsets often resulting in devastating consequences, David Hindle, Head of Door Closer Sales at ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland, provides advice to facilities managers on fire safety system selection.   Fire safety is paramount and a consideration…

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Phoenix Distribution Facility Sells for US $74.7 Million

22.11.2021, 17:19 Phoenix Distribution Facility Sells for US $74.7 Million Cushman & Wakefield has advised on the sale of a newly developed 145,474 SF Class A last-mile fulfillment/distribution facility occupying over 34 acres in Phoenix, Arizona. Built in 2021, the freestanding asset is 100 per cent leased to a global Fortune 50 e-commerce company, and…

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Takeaways from COP26 for Smaller UK Contractors

15.11.2021, 10:07 Takeaways from COP26 for Smaller UK Contractors The Contractor Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS) comments on how COP26 and legislation announced by the UK government in anticipation of the agreement will impact on SMEs operating in the construction sector. There is a lot of good work already underway to tackle climate change…

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Occupier Specialists Join Cushman & Wakefield San Diego

29.10.2021, 01:33 Occupier Specialists Join Cushman & Wakefield San Diego Tenant advisory and occupier services veterans Andrew Ewald and Sean Fitzmaurice have joined Cushman & Wakefield’s San Diego office from CBRE. Ewald, who joins as executive director and Fitzmaurice who joins as managing director, will focus on advising occupiers in the life sciences, medical device and…

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Vaillant Transitions to Lithium-ion Fleet

28.10.2021, 10:46 Vaillant Transitions to Lithium-ion Fleet Intralogistics specialists Jungheinrich have supported global energy-saving HVAC solutions provider, Vaillant Group’s transition from lead acid to Lithium-ion batteries. The full upgrade and replacement of the warehouse fleet operated by subsidiary Vaillant Industrial represents a major step in securing the 140 year old family-owned manufacturer’s ambition of operating…

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Improving IAQ and Combating Covid-19

27.10.2021, 16:06 Improving IAQ and Combating Covid-19 Rockwell Automation and air purifying leader The Pyure Company have announced a five-year strategic collaboration to develop solutions for improving indoor air quality and checking the spread of COVID-19. As the pandemic has accelerated the need for companies to become more resilient, agile, and sustainable, Pyure has integrated Industrial…

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CICV Forum Recognised in Scottish Parliamentary Motion

21.10.2021, 16:36 CICV Forum Recognised in Scottish Parliamentary Motion A cross-party selection of Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) have recognised The Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum for its collaborative approach to supporting the recovery of the country’s construction sector from the pandemic.   MSPs from the SNP, Conservatives, Labour and Liberal Democrats backed a…

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Walton Street Capital Acquires Salt Lake City Industrial Park

20.10.2021, 17:21 Walton Street Capital Acquires Salt Lake City Industrial Park Cushman & Wakefield has brokered the disposition sale of a newly constructed 628,611 SF Class A industrial project in West Valley City (Salt Lake City), Utah. Built in 2021, the three-building, multi-tenant property known as 201 Mountain View Park is situated in Salt Lake…

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